How to check if current page is homepage in Magento Template

Sometimes we need to show particular block or code only on home page. In such a scenario we must need to know how to check if current page is homepage or not.

Below is the code snippet that will detect that current template is home page template.

Lets try this code at any phtml file of magento it will help to get your desired result. I have tested and its working fine for me.
It should definately work for you as well.

$is_homepage = Mage::getBlockSingleton('page/html_header')
->getIsHomePage();
if($is_homepage)
{
echo "You are on Homepage";
}
else
{
echo "You are not on Homepage";
}

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Chandra Shekhar Pandey is Google certified Cloud engineer, I am Magento2 Trained developer. Having huge experience in designing cloud solution. I have around 12 years of experience with world enterprise IT companies and fortune 500 clients. During my architecture design I am always caring about high availability, fast performance and resilient system. From the programmer background I have huge experience in LAMP stack as well. Throughout my carrier I have worked on Retail, E-Learning, Video... Read More about Chandra Shekhar

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